Security bulletin: 2011-003

Released: 02/03/11

The following issue has been identified:

Synopsis

A possibility of an attack was found that could lead to Denial of Service (DoS) of the store.

State

Resolved in OXID eShop version 4.4.6.

Impact

By creating specially crafted URLs, each time new cache is created for requested pages, so server may go out of resources (disk or memory) in case of DoS attack.
No exploits are known as of today.

Affected products, releases and platforms

Products:

  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition

Releases:

  • Enterprise Edition: 4.0.0.0_13895, 4.0.0.0_13934, 4.0.0.0_14260, 4.0.0.1_14455, 4.0.0.2_14842, 4.0.0.2_14967, 4.0.1.0_15990, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.1.6, 4.2.0, 4.3.0, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.4.0, 4.4.1, 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.4 and 4.4.5.

Platforms:

  • Above releases are affected on all platforms.

Resolution

The issue has been addressed in the following releases:

  • OXID eShop Enterprise Edition version 4.4.6

Credits

The security issue has been found during one of our regular security audits.

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